48 wonders of the West

These national monuments and other treasures will make you fall in love with the West all over again

Wander along the Alpine Loop

Wind through Utah's Wasatch Range along a super-scenic byway bursting with color

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  • Chug (and hug) your way through the Heber Valley aboard a steam-powered locomotive.

    Heber Valley railway

    Andrea Gomez

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General Store at Sundance Resort. Filled with down-home goods and handcrafted cowboy boots, this shop inspired Robert Redford's oh-so-serene Sundance catalog. On State 92, north of U.S. 189; 801/225-4107.


Foundry Grill. The menu changes seasonally, but the views of Mt. Timpanogos, the famous tortilla soup, and Sunday brunch are staples. $$; at Sundance Resort (see above); 801/223-4220.


Heber Valley Historic Railroad. Chug through the beautiful Heber Valley behind a classic steam-powered engine. Info: $28; 450 South 600 West, Heber City; www.hebervalleyrr.org or 435/654-5601.



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